Breakthrough in the Future of Quantum Computing

A University of Utah physicist took a step toward developing a superfast computer based on the weird reality of quantum physics by showing it is feasible to read data stored in the form of the magnetic "spins" of phosphorus atoms.

"Our work represents a breakthrough in the search for a nanoscopic mechanism that could be used for a data readout device," says Christoph Boehme, assistant professor of physics at the University of Utah. "We have demonstrated experimentally that the nuclear spin orientation of phosphorus atoms embedded in silicon can be measured by very subtle electric currents passing through the phosphorus atoms."

"We have resolved a major obstacle for building a particular kind of quantum computer, the phosphorus-and-silicon quantum computer," says Boehme. "For this concept, data readout is the biggest issue, and we have shown a new way to read data."

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Quote - hapbt said @ #10
This is quantum stupid.

Quantum (physics,mechanics..) is brilliant!!! In time it will show us the real truth about us, the earth, the universe, about life itself!!!!!!!!!

Quantum comps using qubits (quantum binary..kinda) where they can be "0" or "1" or "both" at the same time.

Slit Theory -

Basically storing data on a molecular level and with a power that is theoretically limitless.

A quantum search engine could search everything...instantaneously; as opposed to having to look for something until it finds it. (if you lost your keys under your car seat...it could find them instantly, without having to search for them.)

as mentioned above quaantum encryption is unbreakable, not only would you need to have the "key" you'd have to use it in the right quantum dimension... (put that in your pipe and smoke it !)

Quote - cwalker2734 said @ #7
Quantum comps using qubits (quantum binary..kinda) where they can be "0" or "1" or "both" at the same time.

Slit Theory -

Basically storing data on a molecular level and with a power that is theoretically limitless.

A quantum search engine could search everything...instantaneously; as opposed to having to look for something until it finds it. (if you lost your keys under your car seat...it could find them instantly, without having to search for them.)

as mentioned above quaantum encryption is unbreakable, not only would you need to have the "key" you'd have to use it in the right quantum dimension... (put that in your pipe and smoke it !)

A quantum search engine already knows what you want to know before you even know what you want to search. All the information is already there. It just manifests itself when focused on.

It's like a sculpture is already inside a block of stone, you just need to chip away the unneeded pieces.

Napalm? Lord Lucan? What the hell... I was already confused with the article and your responses aren't helping. What the hell does this Article mean anyway, i.e Wut tha heL iz Qwantum Compooting

simplified, cmoputer made to work with fuzzy logicas opposed to binary, yes, maybe, no.

or even more simplified, Really really fast computing.
And depdnign on the technology used as well, I blieve quantum computing can make unbreakble encryption, or rather IF you manage to break encyrption it will be visble to the receiver, even f you try to break or listen on on a signal, the reeiver will be able to see that you have.

generally unless you'er a scientist workign on it, I think it's better for our brains to not think about how it all works

Quote - HawkMan said @ #5.1
simplified, cmoputer made to work with fuzzy logicas opposed to binary, yes, maybe, no.

or even more simplified, Really really fast computing.
And depdnign on the technology used as well, I blieve quantum computing can make unbreakble encryption, or rather IF you manage to break encyrption it will be visble to the receiver, even f you try to break or listen on on a signal, the reeiver will be able to see that you have.

generally unless you'er a scientist workign on it, I think it's better for our brains to not think about how it all works :)

I think you might want to install a Spell-checking add-on/extension

Quote - antaris said @ #5.2

I think you might want to install a Spell-checking add-on/extension ;)


I think the spell check police should go away. ;-)

That's nice to hear but it's still going to probably take something like 100 years before It actually becomes something we can use. We will find Lord Lucan before that is ready.
On a serious note though Well done.